Hellenic Cables to supply subsea link for 330-MW Greek wind farm
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Hellenic Cables, together with Asso.subsea Ltd, will deliver the submarine cable system that will link the 330-MW Kafireas II wind project of Greek renewable energy company Terna Energy (ATH:TENERGY) to Greece's mainland.
A joint venture between Hellenic Cables and installation contractor Asso.subsea, part of Greek-owned ASSO Group, has been selected by Terna Energy, after an international tender, to design, manufacture, supply and install the cable system, Hellenic Cables, a division Belgium's Cenergy Holdings SA (EBR:CENER), said on Thursday. Work is expected to be completed by June 2022.
The Kafireas II wind farm, said to be Greece's largest, is being built on Evia island and will be connected to the national grid at the Lavrion substation via about 70 km (43.5m) of 150 kV three-core composite submarine cables and 11 km of 150 kV single-core underground onshore cables.
Hellenic Cables will produce the offshore cables at its facility in Corinth, Greece, while the onshore cables will be made at the company's Thiva plant in the country.
Hellenic Cables, in cooperation with Asso.subsea, previously partnered with Terna Energy for the interconnection cable of Agios Georgios wind farm to the main grid, which is the first of its kind in Greece, noted Terna Energy chief executive Emmanouel Maragoudakis.